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Association of Children's Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting

O&P News, May 2016

April 13-16 | Broomfield, Colo.

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Hanger Inc. announces partnership with Camp No Limits

February 4, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Hanger Inc. kicked off its annual Education Fair & National Meeting Feb. 4 at the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino with an announcement that it…
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Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, and Joey Funderburk at the Hanger Education Fair

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS — At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk speaks about his bilateral prostheses and journey to get microprocessor knees. Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, speaks…
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Joey Funderburk talks about the non-profit charity Grace's Lamp

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS – At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk talked about his work with Grace's Lamp. The non-profit charity provides assistance for the medical…
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Play Nice: Child-Friendly Business Practices

O&P News, June 2010
To be successful in pediatrics, O&P practitioners should be fun-loving, open to the unexpected, and knowledgeable of children’s emotional…

Early Night-Time Bracing Sufficient in Stopping Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis Progressions

May 13, 2010
LEIPZIG — Traditionally, idiopathic adolescent scoliosis (IAS) is treated with full-time bracing which can have compliance problems…

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Partnership for Patient Care

O&P News, May 2010
In the O&P profession, end users are patients, not customers, and that has a definite impact on their treatment. But in the relationship…

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Limbs for Life Featured on ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ on Sunday

April 30, 2010
The Limbs for Life Foundation of Oklahoma City will be featured on the ABC television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” at May 2…

Research Improves Lives of Children with Birth Defects

April 19, 2010
University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte researcher Cynthia H. Cassell has devoted her career to improving the lives of families and children…

FDA Requires Device Manufacturers to Include Information on Pediatric Populations

April 7, 2010
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will begin implementing a requirement that device manufacturers provide readily…

HHS Promotes “The Secretary’s Challenge: Connecting Kids to Coverage”

O&P News, March 2010
Exactly 1 year after President Barack Obama signed the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA), U.S. Health and Human…

HHS Secretary and Surgeon General Join First Lady to Announce Plans to Combat Obesity

O&P News, March 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin…

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Kids Mobility Network Announces Benefits Milestone

O&P News, March 2010
Kids Mobility Network Inc. announced that they have provided more than $1 million of community benefit to children with disabilities and their…

Parent Concerns Hinder National H1N1 Immunization Efforts

O&P News, March 2010
Ask any health professional who cares for children and they will tell you: When H1N1 flu hits, it can be severe. In the last 4 months of 2009, nearly…

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